BBC Morning Live star’s newborn baby makes adorable TV debut

BBC Morning Live star Dr. Xand, real name Alexander van Tulleken, and his wife Dolly welcomed a baby beautiful boy – and now the newborn has made his TV debut.

Marking his first on-screen appearance and introduced as the “newest member” of the Morning Live family, baby Rex looked peaceful and content as he snoozed in his TV star dad’s arms.

Dr. Xand held his son up to the camera for viewers to see and said, ever since his arrival, things have been “absolutely extraordinary” and that they’re in a “baby bubble”.

He continued: “Dolly has been amazing… she’s been up feeding and figuring everything out.”

Dr. Xand's newborn made his TV debut
Dr. Xand’s newborn made his TV debut

To mark the special occasion, BBC Morning Live wrote on Twitter: “CUTENESS ALERT!!! There’s a new member of the Morning Live squad that none of us have met yet..until now! He’s just made his on-screen debut! It’s @xandvt ‘s baby boy Rex.”

Rex’s arrival was also announced on Morning Live, as host Helen Skelton told viewers: “We’ve got to jump in as we know we like to start the day with happy happy news. If you were watching yesterday you might have noticed there was an absentee at our breakfast bar.

The TV star recently welcomed a son
The TV star recently welcomed a son

“Often on a Monday we are joined by Dr Xand he wasn’t here for a very good reason, he was alongside his lovely wife Dolly as they welcomed their son Rex Patrick Anthony van Hoogenhouck-Tulleken. Baby Rex is here!”

Helen’s co-host Gethin Jones added: “Named after his grandfathers. All doing really really well. Xand’s smile beaming there isn’t it wonderful.” Helen continued: “I know you will join us all in wishing them the very best, congratulations Dolly, Xand and baby Rex.”

Dr. Xand announced his engagement to Dolly Theis, the 2017 Conservative Party candidate for Vauxhall, in 2022 and they tied the knot last year. Revealing the romantic way he had popped the question, he said: “We had the most wonderful time. I proposed to my now-betrothed, Dolly, and we experienced pure magic. We rode a tandem bicycle all over London, feeling like characters in a Richard Curtis movie.”

BBC Morning Live's Dr. Xand is now a dad-of-two
BBC Morning Live’s Dr. Xand is now a dad-of-two

Dr. Xand is also father to son Julian from a previous relationship. Speaking about his son to The Guardian in 2021, he said: “He’s the best and most significant thing that has ever happened to me. He was also very much an unexpected surprise. I had a short relationship with his mum; we parted ways on great terms.

“Then one day out of the blue I got a call from North Korea, where she was working. She was pregnant. I was based in England, and she lived in Canada.”

Following Julian’s birth, Dr. Xand relocated to Canada for a number of years before returning to the UK when his son was 10 years old, with Julian remaining behind with his mother.

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